Discover a selection of 7,000 vacation rentals in Barnstable County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $134 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Barnstable County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Barnstable County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Barnstable County with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Barnstable County

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Barnstable County has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cape Cod Carousel (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Hyannis Youth & Community Center (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cape Codder Water Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Ocean Edge Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barnstable County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Barnstable County is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Veterans Memorial Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Kalmus Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Craigville Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Seagull Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • West Dennis Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Grays Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Barnstable County

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 29.4 mi (47.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Hyannis Transportation Center or Bourne Buzzards Bay Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top vacation rentals in Barnstable County?

Elegant mansions, quirky treehouses and cozy cottages — everyone's ideal getaway is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something to tantalize you among these top vacation rentals in Barnstable County:

  • "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court": This West Barnstable property offers 6 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Conveniences such as a nearby bay and nearby museums help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "Oceanfront Contemporary Home - Breathtaking Views": Stay a week or so at this option in East Sandwich and you'll have access to a kitchen, a balcony and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate the ones you love.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Barnstable County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Barnstable County?

You need only open the door to our tiny house vacation rentals in Barnstable County to realize that awesome things really do come in tiny packages. Expertly designed to maximize every inch of space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Get away from it all and get back to basics at "Marion Village's Very Best Cottage - Tiny Home Living Close To The Town Beach". This retreat in Marion Center packs plenty of comforts into its cozy space, such as a washing machine and towels.
  • "Stay In A Tiny House 0. 4mi To Beach Village Restaurants Pet Friendly 2 Bikes" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a toaster and an oven. Located in Dennis Port, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed hideaway.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Barnstable County?

Pick a gorgeous log cabin from the many dotted in or near Barnstable County and you'll soon be inside your timber-clad hideaway, tipple in hand, resting next to a crackling fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Spacious Wellfleet Tree Top Log Cabin Great For Families And Reunions": This is the perfect base to try some of the fantastic outdoor activities in and around the region, including sailing and golf.
  • "Rustic Cozy Log Cabin": Spend your much needed break taking advantage of all the creature comforts at this property. When it's time to get outdoors, mountain biking and sailing are some fun things to do.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Barnstable County?

Whether you're organizing a family reunion, a dreamy romantic break or a few nights away by yourself, we have weekend getaways in Barnstable County to suit your style. Grab your overnight bag and stay at one of these favorite escapes:

  • "Exceptional - Waterfront Home" - Situated in Popponesset, this rental offers details like nearby ecotour services and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Golden Gate Park And Museums 1 Block Away" - This is another superb place where you can kick back and enjoy a mini break. Take advantage of a fridge, a phone and more during your short but sweet stay at this Popponesset property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Barnstable County?

Studio apartments are usually on the smaller side, but it's tough to beat their great locations and modest price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or you're with a few friends, consider booking one of these welcoming studio apartments in Barnstable County:

  • Settle in and make yourself comfortable at "Bright, Comfortable 1 - Bedroom", located in Provincetown. There are plenty of amenities at your disposal here, including a microwave oven and off-street parking options.
  • Begin your day with a cup of coffee and freshly cooked bacon and eggs at "Cape Cod/oceanfront On Nantucket Sound W". This Bass River property has all the conveniences you need to make your stay comfy, including a theme park and a nearby laundromat.

Can I find short term rentals in Barnstable County?

Barnstable County has short-term rentals to suit all tastes and budgets. Spend your break in a cozy cabin, a deluxe condo or whatever else you like. Below are two popular options to start you off:

  • "Exceptional - Waterfront Home" in Popponesset is an ideal place for a short-term stay. It's within easy reach of the town center, so you can go out and explore all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • Otherwise, spend a day or two at "Golden Gate Park And Museums 1 Block Away" and discover the best bits of Richmond District. This property also welcomes short-stay guests and is a top pick if you love to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Barnstable County?

Whether you've been together for a couple of months, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke the flames of love. If you're searching for somewhere idyllic to spend a few days with your favorite person, consider these escapes:

  • Squeeze in some "us time" at "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court". This West Barnstable rental is made for romance, offering amenities like massage services and a nearby bay to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, treat you and your love to an amorous weekend escape at "Oceanfront Contemporary Home - Breathtaking Views". Located in East Sandwich, it offers winery tours, beauty services and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Barnstable County?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring along your nearest and dearest, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Barnstable County that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "Luxurious Estate Includes - Tennis Court": This escape is an excellent choice for large groups that are visiting West Barnstable. It has 6 bedrooms and amenities that include a swimming pool and a firepit.
  • "Water View - Walk Town/beach, Pets Considered": You'll get your team's stamp of approval at this option in Chatham which comes with a water view, a swimming pool and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will comfortably accommodate your loved ones.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Barnstable County?

If you're hosting a huge family reunion or a special event like a wedding in Barnstable County, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone off your invite list. Vrbo has large vacation rentals that'll fit as many people as you like. Here are a couple of great examples:

  • "Walk To Beach One Bedroom Studio Apartment Located In The Cummaquid Section Of Barnstable": This vacation rental in Barnstable has 1 bedroom and can sleep up to 99 people. As well as tons of space, it comes with a kitchen and an ocean view.
  • "Egyptian Linens And Luxury Amenities By Hermès": Situated in Cotuit, this spacious stay offers amenities like a kitchen and a garden. It has 5 bedrooms with space for up to 92 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Barnstable County?

Take your pick and jump right in. Here are a couple of exceptional house rentals in Barnstable County where life is better by the pool:

  • The pool at "New House, Steps To Beaches, Main St" will add a whole new dimension of fun to your escape. Located in Hyannis, this rental home also comes with childrens activities and a dining table.
  • "Pet Friendly, Perfect Price, House And Spot" in South Dennis is another guest favorite. There's so much to love about this place besides its pool, such as a microwave oven and a DVD player.

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